Flashcards in Chapter 17 Review Deck (70)
US extension of power over foreign lands affected Hawaii
when a nation has control over a geographic area within another nation, the controlling nation dominates the economy
sphere of influence
to make up for its lack of a sphere of influence in China, the US secretary of state John Hay's proposed plan is the policy that gave all nations equal trading rights in China
Open Door Policy
Secret society that formed to overthrow the Hawaiian monarchy and establish democracy in Hawaii under american control was known as the __
after the Russo-Japanese war, Japan:a) fell into economic depressionb) emerged as the strongest power in East Asiac) felt that it had fulfilled all of its natural resource needsd) stopped its modernization program
Planters of which crop gradually increased control over Hawaii?
In 1993, Congress apologized for the US role in Liliuokalani's ___
In what way did journalists influence the decision of the US to intervene in Cuba?
Which Cuban independence leader was forced to leave Cuba but continued to promote Cuban independence from his new home in NY?
What item did the New York Journal publish that caused outraged Americans to call for war? What did the item say?
de Lome letter; ridiculed McKinley for being "weak and catering to the rabble"
what was the most famous volunteer regiment that fought in Cuba, and who organized the regiment?
Rough riders; Theodore Roosevelt
described by John Hay as "a splendid little war"
scandalous stories combined with large, shocking illustrations
ship that blew up in Havana Harbor
cavalry regiment organized by Theodore roosevelt
battle that led to the capture of Santiago
Battle of San Juan Hill
Proclaimed himself president of the Philippine Republic after the Spanish-American war
group that opposed US annexation of the Philippines
Founded the Cuban Revolutionary Party
Commander who destroyed the Spanish fleet in the Philippines
African american soldiers who led the charge to capture kettle and San Juan hills in Cuba during the Spanish-American war
What did the Buffalo soldiers do?
escort settlers, cattle herds, railroad crews across frontier, defend settlers from Native American attacks. brave and tenacious; discriminated, segregated, couldn't vote, nor promotion
What did TR say was his biggest achievement as president?
building the Panama Canal
What did the Wright Brothers do?
Who was the first person to send a message around the world?
How long did it take to drive cross country?
Did TR feel the world was growing more interdependent?
What 2 nations did he see as a threat to the US?
Japan and Germany
What nation did TR want to have dominance in the Pacific?